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Today's News

  • Program reaps rewards for some unaware of lost treasures

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Mildred Williams Neal never expected to find lost money.

  • Pioneer Village finds way to make holiday work more acceptable to police officers

    PIONEER VILLAGE -- With police officers working 12-hour shifts, what happens when their day falls on a holiday?

  • Distraction may have led to fatal accident

    CLERMONT--A Nelson County woman died Thursday evening when she turned into the path of an oncoming truck on Highway 245 at the entrance to the Jim Beam Distillery.

    Bullitt County coroner David Billings identified the victim as Samantha Greenwell, 29, of Bardstown.

    The wreck occurred around 5:24 p.m. and Highway 245 was closed to traffic until 10 p.m. with an accident reconstruction team, which includes the Bullitt County Sheriff's Office and Shepherdsville Police Department, investigated.

  • 22 Bullitt County students selected as Jeff Green Scholars

    FRANKFORT — Twenty-two students from Bullitt County have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). To earn this honor, a student must have a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

    These students have also earned $2,500 a year in Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) awards. If they keep their grades up in college, they will have $10,000 to use toward a four-year degree.

  • Two students injured as bus struck on 1020

    BROOKS--Two students were taken to Jewish Hospital Medical Center South on Friday afternoon after their bus was struck.

    According to superintendent Keith Davis, who went to the hospital with the children, the injuries did not appear to be serious.

    Around 35 students were on a bus stopped at a railroad crossing on Highway 1020 near Solite.

    The bus was struck by a small van, in which the driver may have been distracted.

    The students, who were from Brooks Elementary, were loaded into another bus and taken home.

  • Hillview will look at closing time for alcohol

     HILLVIEW -- It's a start but Ricky Thompson isn't quite ready to give up the fight.

  • McConnell, Grimes discuss issues with KY. Farm Bureau

     LOUISVILLE – Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) Board of Directors met today with U.S. Senate candidates Mitch McConnell and Alison Lundergan Grimes to discuss positions on issues affecting the state’s agriculture industry, farm families and rural communities.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning August 25, 2014

    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory

    nature and is subject to change with no notice.

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may

    work on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.

    Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and

    highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

  • ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE for ALS

     CEDAR GROVE - At the conclusion of Saturday’s Schmid Funeral Home Bluegrass Invitational Golf Tournament at Heritage Hill Golf Course, the Bullitt East Lady Charger team, as well as the team from Presentation Academy, took the Ice Bucket Challenge to Support ALS. 

    With a little help from the team from Notre Dame Academy, there was plenty of ice water to go around which wasn’t too bad on a hot and humid day. The Lady Charger team sent out a challenge to the Bullitt East boys’ golf team to support ALS research.

  • Bullitt County 4-H Fair

     The following youngsters were honored at the Bullitt County 4-H Fair:

    *Jamisen McCrary -- red ribbon in junior leather arts and crafts class; and a red ribbon for wood science made from kit

    *Lilly Mooney -- red ribbon in junior scrapbooking; red ribbon in junior paper crafts; red ribbon in junior color drawing; white ribbon in junior black and white drawing; white ribbon in needlework items with small amount of embroidery; white ribbon in horticulture black and white photograph; and blue ribbon in let’s learn to sew/Unit 1/non-clothing option